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Read why Ambode need Lagos residents to register for their national identity cards

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, urged residents of the State to come out and register for the National Identity Card scheme being administered by the National Identity Management Commission.

Speaking at the House in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, governor Ambode said it was important for people to register as such would go a long way to scale up data planning and financial planning, as well as boost the delivery of democratic dividends to the people. Ambode said compliance would enhance proper planning and facilitate national development.


“I have just finished registering myself as a very proud Nigerian, am very proud to hold this identity card and I also urge all Lagosians to do the same, we are proudly Lagosians and we are very proud Nigerians. It is in our best interest and it is also good for data planning and financial planning for all the things that we are trying to deliver to our people.“So, I urge everyone to come out and register” He said.

Adegoke, who presented the transaction slip confirming the Governor’s enrollment into the National Identity Database, said the NIMC was proud to be associated with the State Government to deliver on the scheme.

Giving details on the other processes to complete the registration, Adegoke said: “After this, the system will generate an11 digits unique national identification number similar to what is obtainable in the developed world.

The National Identity Card Scheme is being administered in Lagos in partnership with the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency.



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